Title IX Coordinator

Rochester, New York
Apr 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

About St. John Fisher College

St. John Fisher College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located just outside of Rochester, New York.  The campus community consists of over 2,700 full-time undergraduates, nearly 200 part-time undergraduates, and over 1,000 graduate students.

Founded in 1948 by the Congregation of St. Basil as a Catholic College for men, St. John Fisher College became independent in 1968 and coeducational in 1971. As it moves through the twenty-first century, the College remains true to its Catholic and Basilian heritage. The College offers 35 academic majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing, as well as 11 pre-professional programs. Fisher also offers a variety of master’s and doctoral programs.

Job Description:

The Title IX Coordinator will manage the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the College’s Title IX compliance efforts and ensure the effectiveness and consistency of investigations related to gender-based harassment and violence. This is a full-time position reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The successful candidate will work closely with student affairs, human resources, academic affairs and athletics to foster a safe and supportive environment.

General Responsibilities:

• Ensure compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), NYS article 129-B and other related state and federal discrimination laws and College policy

• Oversee college-wide education, training and outreach programing related to gender-based inequity, harassment and violence

• Coordinate the College’s timely response and investigation of complaints regarding Title IX and related College policies

• Maintain comprehensive case management system .

• Administer and process climate assessment and implement recommended actions

• Serve as a dependable campus resource on a broad set of issues including community awareness, bystander intervention and education regarding healthy relationships

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required. A master’s degree in a relevant discipline or a juris doctorate is preferred. Experience working in higher education for a minimum of 3 years with Title IX compliance is strongly preferred.

Additional qualifications include excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong organizational, planning and administrative skills; a history of working with confidential and sensitive information.

The College seeks a trustworthy and approachable individual who has a strong administrative and student-focused background to serve in this position. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the current and emerging legislative environment related to this area and be a strategic thinker who can develop, implement and coordinate prevention programs and services. They must also serve as a collaborative team member who has the ability to build relationships across the institution.

Application materials must be sent electronically to https://jobs.sjfc.edu/postings/1270 and include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

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